The huge snowfalls of 2011 brought new collapses across the buildings.
Chester Creek’s lower sections change, demarking decades of change for Superior Street.
The many levels of catwalks make for a place where you can look from the ground floor to the roof, about 4 stories up.
A wide view (15mm) of the shadow 4B is casting on 4A. Light leaks because of cheap camera.
Installed in 1904 at the center of the plant, this is one of two batteries of boilers. Being in Oshkosh, heat was very important to keeping labor moving in the cold months.
On the top floor of the former casket building is the finishing line for the coating section; on this section the final spray of plastic would hit the wood before a small furnace would seal the plastic permanently to the surface, making it more resilient, I assume.
This drying house was full of ventilation ducts, broken scales, and insulated carts to haul powder around the line.
The white mark allowed for a manual RPM check on this big steel flywheel on the ground floor. Note how dark the bottom level of the mills is—that’s because all of the equipment is blocking out the light.
This picture tells half the story about the size of half of the complex. For Port Arthur, it’s average, but this would be a fantastically large elevator if it were anywhere else!